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synonyms for container

  • bag
  • bottle
  • bowl
  • box
  • bucket
  • can
  • canister
  • capsule
  • carton
  • crate
  • dish
  • jar
  • jug
  • kettle
  • package
  • packet
  • pail
  • pot
  • pouch
  • sack
  • storage
  • tank
  • tub
  • utensil
  • vase
  • vessel
  • vial
  • alembic
  • beaker
  • bin
  • bunker
  • caisson
  • canteen
  • carafe
  • cask
  • casket
  • cauldron
  • chamber
  • chest
  • churn
  • cistern
  • cradle
  • crock
  • ewer
  • firkin
  • flask
  • hamper
  • hod
  • hopper
  • hutch
  • jeroboam
  • magnum
  • pit
  • pod
  • poke
  • pottery
  • purse
  • receptacle
  • reliquary
  • repository
  • sac
  • scuttle
  • stein
  • vat
  • humidor
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How to use container in a sentence

In one set of experiments, he stressed the animals by trapping them inside a wire-mesh container for 30 minutes.
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Some TVs can’t decode certain formats, like DTS or Dolby Atmos, which means this trick won’t work on movies encoded in those containers.
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Engineer Charles Carron of Grenoble, Switzerland, suggested that a 40-foot-long, 20,000-pound, bullet-shaped container should be added to the tower’s silhouette.
THE STORY BEHIND THE EIFFEL TOWER’S FORGOTTEN COMPETITORSFIONA ZUBLINAUGUST 10, 2020OZY
Officers then carried out an hours-long raid on the publication’s offices, cordoning off large sections of the newsroom and carting away containers full of confiscated material, as the newspaper’s staff live-streamed the proceedings.
BEIJING IS MOVING TO DEMOLISH ONE OF THE ONLY HONG KONG NEWSPAPERS IT DOESN’T CONTROLMARY HUIAUGUST 10, 2020QUARTZ
The carved stone container holds a miniature llama or alpaca carved from a spiny oyster shell and a gold sheet rolled into a cylinder about the length of a paperclip, the scientists report in the August Antiquity.
A SUBMERGED INCA OFFERING HINTS AT LAKE TITICACA’S SACRED ROLEBRUCE BOWERAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This time, they rapidly rotated the container holding the oobleck clockwise and counterclockwise.
PHYSICISTS FOIL CLASSIC OOBLECK SCIENCE TRICKEMILY CONOVERJUNE 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It uses pressure changes to get liquid in steel containers to move in and out of oak or other wood chips in the mix.
TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Researchers can then scoop the goopy poop into a plastic container and take it back to the lab for study.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He reached into the plastic container and drew forth a handful of brownish objects that smelled to Kieran like dried fruit.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
The most common relations are cause and effect, container and thing contained, and sign and the thing signified.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTAINER

  • case
  • chiffonier
  • closet
  • commode
  • container
  • depository
  • dresser
  • escritoire
  • locker
  • repository
  • wardrobe
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